It seems that this week The Head has been invaded by a group of tiny gremlins. They moved in on Wednesday evening and are showing no signs of leaving, although they do like to randomly change their activities throughout the day.
So yesterday I went to see Muppets Most Wanted (confusingly not called Muppets Again, despite what
the opening and closing musical numbers seem to think). Following the Muppet tradition, it has a
whole bunch of celebrity cameos. And
much like watching 70s Muppets, I was completely baffled as to who some of the
celebrities were. Apparently I will
never be in touch with popular culture.
The Cameos I Knew Who They Were When They Turned Up:
Hugh Bonneville and Tom Hollander (ding ding ding ding!)
Mackenzie Crook and Toby Jones (although the latter is for
some reason not listed on the Wikipedia list of cameos in this film, but I
definitely saw him, standing right next to Mackenzie Crook)
Celine Dion (although only because of the context of Miss
Piggy is obsessed with her so I presumed the woman in the song must be her)
Ray Liotta and Danny Trejo (although I didn’t know the
latter’s name, so didn’t get the joke about his name)
Usher Raymond (ONLY because they said ‘usher’ like three
times during this bit and I am vaguely aware there is a singer called Usher)
The Cameos I Didn’t Recognise At The Time But Do Know Who These
People Are In Hindsight:
Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga
Sean "Diddy" Combs (only because Wikipedia put the
‘Diddy’ in the middle of his name; on another list he was mentioned without it and
I’d have no idea)
Chloë Grace Moretz (only just, but not really)
The Cameos I Still Don’t Know Who They Are Even After Looking
Josh Groban (but what an amazing voice he has!)
Dylan "Hornswoggle" Postl
(I’m sure there were more than that stuck to that wall at
How did you do?
And now, a Muppet Musical Number:
I’m Gonna Always Love
You from The Muppets Take Manhattan
Today sees the start of Rev. series 3. If you know me at all, you probably know that
Tom Hollander is one of my favouritist actors, plus I’ve had a crush on him for
at least eight years, and Rev. is pretty much the only current TV show that I follow
(everything else I like finished, and everything else I watch is lame), so I am
pretty damn excited.
No pressure, series 3.
It’s also Monday so it’s time to get musical. I can’t think of a relevant number, so instead
here is something that was going around my head earlier…